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STCW95 Basic Safety Training

£1,090 GBP (incl. VAT)

Course Type:
STCW Basic Safety Training Week (Package)
Training School:
54 North Maritime Training
Whitby, United Kingdom
5 days

The STCW Basic Safety Training course is the legal minimum requirement for anyone looking for commercial work on board vessels over 24 meters. In accordance with the STCW Code A-VI/1, the STCW Basic Safety Training course provides the basic safety training and knowledge required to work on any vessel over 24m.

The STCW Basic Safety Training course is made up of four modules, full module details can be found below.

The STCW Basic Safety Training courses include:

  • STCW Personal Survival Techniques (STCW A-VI/1-1) This module covers the essential sea survival training needed to deal with a range of emergency situations. It includes the launch of a life raft, using safety equipment, preparation for sea survival and use of search and rescue organisations.
  • STCW Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting (STCW A-VI/1-2) This module deals with the different types of fire that can occur on board and how to prevent them from starting initially. There is plenty of practical training, with a focus on using firefighting equipment and breathing apparatus to extinguish various types and sizes of fires including in smoke filled enclosed spaces.
  • STCW Elementary First Aid (STCW A-VI/1-3) This module is a mixture of theory and practical sessions giving you essential knowledge on how to respond to the most common emergencies on board including burns and scalds, broken bones, bleeding and shock. You will learn CPR, different bandaging methods, how to move a patient and how to improvise when there is no equipment available.
  • STCW Personal Safety and Social Responsibility (STCW A-VI/1-4) this module is an introduction to accident prevention and safety procedures including alarms and signals. It also covers your rights at work, employment conditions and work practices such as safe working, pollution prevention and relations with others on board.


There are no specific entry standards, other than those required for entry to the industry.

Note that there are practical elements on certain training modules that contain some physically demanding exercises. Any candidate unsure of their health and fitness as to their ability to participate in such activities should consult their doctor.


Continual practical assessment with theory based examinations.

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54 North Maritime Training

54 North Maritime Training, Whitby Mission, Haggersgate
YO21 3PP
United Kingdom

Tel: (+44) 01947825871
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